Baby Panek baptism celebration, Chicago and West suburbs event photographer

A few times a year I am hired to go capture significant celebrations. Baptisms are so special. The way I try and capture them is strictly more domumentary but I do get to sneak in some moments to capture one of my favorite subjects, Motherhood. This sweet little babe was unfortunately too tired for much … More Baby Panek baptism celebration, Chicago and West suburbs event photographer

Seasons are changing, Self Portraits with my children in Jackson Park Chicago IL

Well hello there. I dragged my kids out for some self portraits and a new adventure. You want to know something.. it felt amazing. I’ve missed getting behind the lens, I used to do it so damn much before. It always felt like it pushed my growth. I think I’m currently stifling my creativity. So … More Seasons are changing, Self Portraits with my children in Jackson Park Chicago IL

Luis and Ale celebrating their love in the early morning at the Imperial Dunes in California | Chicago couples photographer

When you have both a dope sister photographer you have to fly her out immediately obviously! . I won’t lie and say there wasn’t awkwardness. I mean a couples session is meant to me intimate and full of connection, trust, love, hands on each other etc… and with your sister there, I’m sure it felt … More Luis and Ale celebrating their love in the early morning at the Imperial Dunes in California | Chicago couples photographer

Karen and Jordan visit Galena IL, Chicago and west suburbs couples and wedding photography

Oh these kids! I call them kids because this is my sister and their partner. Karen is the COMPLETE opposite of me they are 8 years younger and at some level we joke that my parenting started w them. We have spend our whole lives at odds. I’ve always been all about swallowing the heck … More Karen and Jordan visit Galena IL, Chicago and west suburbs couples and wedding photography

Welcome baby Reese | Chicago IL newborn photographer

I am happy to say that I both a baby person and a dog person. & sessions with both are some of my favorites. I have to say that Big brother pup Norbert (so in love with his name) and adorable baby Reese did not dissapoint. Newborn sessions can be so comical because of their … More Welcome baby Reese | Chicago IL newborn photographer

From homebirth to a full home, Edgewater Chicago IL newborn and family photographer

One of my favorite things about this job is the storytelling. With some families I have the joy and honor to capture full stories. I meet them right when they find out their life will change in the near future and I get a chance to see them at the different points in the road … More From homebirth to a full home, Edgewater Chicago IL newborn and family photographer

The Santiago family is growing, Orland Park IL maternity photographer

I had the absolute pleasure to get to capture the joy of this beautiful family. They are expecting their second child and can you see the look on big sister’s face? She was such a wonderful kiddo. She’s awaiting the arrival of her brother. From our session together I learned about her favorite snacks and … More The Santiago family is growing, Orland Park IL maternity photographer